bright-eyed and bushy-tailed

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bright-eyed and bushy-tailed (comparative more bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, superlative most bright-eyed and bushy-tailed)

  1. (idiomatic) Eager, alert, enthusiastic, and lively.
    • 2008, Chris Harry, "QB Johnson turns heads at minicamp,", 3 May (retrieved 3 May, 2008),
      "They're eager to learn, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed," coach Jon Gruden said.